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Drawing, Sketchbook Page with Elephants Attacked by Troglodytae and a Stag Hunt, ca. 1590

This is a Drawing. It was designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1901. Its medium is pen and bistre ink, brush and brown wash on white laid paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was catalogued by E. Maurice Bloch and Julie Pastor. It is credited Museum purchase through gift of various donors.

Its dimensions are

21.8 x 15.7 cm (8 9/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Inscribed in pen and ink, verso: il Sr Gioan STRADANUS ECCELLEN...PITTOR A FIORENZA

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Drawing, Sketchbook Page with Elephants Attacked by Troglodytae and a Stag Hunt, ca. 1590; Designed by Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, active Italy, 1523–1605); Netherlands; pen and bistre ink, brush and brown wash on white laid paper; 21.8 x 15.7 cm (8 9/16 x 6 3/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of various donors; 1901-39-163

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